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the election. cbs reporter randall pinkston has the story. >> reporter: the pressure is on presideni feel fabulous. look at this beautiful day. >> reporter: republican challenger mitt romney outperformed him in the first debate and reenergized his campaign. democrats expect a livelier president this time. >> he needs to be more energetic. >> reporter: romney will try to build on gains he made at that time first debate. his supporters are expecting him to deliver another strong performance. >> i think he has turned the election around after the first debate, and now he has to not sit on his lead, but just keep the momentum going. >> reporter: romney's surge has now spread to female voters. a new poll shows him just a point behind the president among likely women voters. tonight will include 80 randomly selected non committed voters. 11 of them will get to ask a question on foreign or domestic
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policy. >> both candidates have done well in town hall settings and both have done poorly so it's going to depend on how theyport should expect follow-up questions from moderator candy crowley. there's been a mini debate over whether she can ask questions. crowley said she didn't sign on to be a potted plant. randall pinkston, cbs 5. >> cbs 5 will have special live coverage beginning at 6:00. secretary of state hillary clinton is speaking out about the deadly terror attack in libya that killed ambassador chris stevens. clinton is taking the fall for the attack saying she, not the white spe sible for the embassy consulate security abroad. >> i take responsibility. i'm in charge of the state department. the president and the vice president certainly wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by
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security professionals. >> during last week's vice presidential debate joe biden said the white house was in the aware of requests to increase security at the consulate in benghazi. three other americans along with stevens were also kid. meanwhile stevens will be remembered today at a public memorial right here in san francisco. stevens grew up in the bay area, graduated from cal. senator dianne feinstein as well as libya's ambassador to the united states will attend the service that starts vingire through a restaurant supply store in san carlos overnight. it broke out just after midnight. firefighters battled flames for two hours on washington street. crews did manage to stop from the spreading to nearby buildings. no one was hurt. in san francisco crews spent the early mog fire. it started near the back of the two nav story building in the bayview hunter's point neighborhood. a rear bedroom was damaged but luckily everyone got out safely. firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to
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nearby homes. while they were beating the niners some new york giants football players say they had their cars broken into. thieves gained access to the lot where players park their cars in new jersey. police say thieves stole a 1996 chevy owned bia giants player. officials haven't released the names of the players who were targeted. a man loses thousands of dollars because of check fraud without much help from your bank what you can do to protect yourself. and it was meant to catch a criminal, not an unknown patriot, and now this flag cigs man is being honored right here in the east bay. i'm in the cbs 5 weather center. skies are beginning to clear out. here come those offshore winds. get ready for some heat. we'll talk about that coming up. ,,,, ,,,,,,,, ,,,,
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a patriotic gesture of respect captured the attention of a man when he was reviewing his home surveillance video. >> stranger walking by paused in front of his house to salute and kiss the american flag waving in his yard. this quiet act of patriotism has earned the unknown patriot an impressive honor. >> reporter: he's known as the man who kissed a flag. and today renee dominguez of el salvador was honored by the u.s. that's renee and his son eduardo in the front row of a naturalization ceremony at the paramount theater in oakland. renee is not a u.s. citizen but was the guest of honor receiving a warm round of applause from a room of more than 1,000 people after a cbs 5
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story was played for the crowd. it showed renee saluting and kissing the american flag. he was passing out flyers for his daughter-in-law's housecleaning business. he did not know his actions were being recorded. >> this is an asset for the sincerity of love i have for the u.s. internally, i thank the u.s. for what it's done for my country, for my family, and for myself. >> reporter: eduardo just became a u.s. citizen two years ago. renee returns to el salvador on friday. there are renewed fears about the safety of a 14-year- old pakistani girl shot in the head. she was targeted because she was an outspoken supporter of education for girls.
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she was moved to england to help protect her from further attacks but british police have now turned away people posing as members of her family. >> we don't believe there's any sort of threat to her personal security. we think it's probably people being overcurious. >> doctors say the girl is making good progress in her recovery one week after being shot. well, you think your bank has your back when it comes to check fraud? think again. how one man learned it the hard way and how you can prevent yourself from being a victim. we're not going to see many more days like this through the remainder of the year. we've got some fog now but there's a whole lot of sunshine. we'll talk about that coming up. , ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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lawrence is everyone's friend today because the next few days are unbelievable. >> we've got some great weather coming our way. we've got to enjoy it. yep that offshore wind going to be kicking in shortly but not bad over the bay right now. lots of sunshine but we still have a couple of patches of fog towards the coastline. high pressure builds in overhead. 7 degrees in concord, 71 in oakland, and 77 in livermore. looking toward the golden gate bridge you can still see some
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patchy fog but likely going to see some of that mix out as we head toward the afternoon. tonight should be clear and very mild as we're going to see that offshore wind kicking in. one concern, fire danger a little bit elevated over the next couple of days as we're going see those dry offshore winds blowing. so warming, then we've got a hurricane brewing to the south, moving on shore. the latest track hat moving on as a category 1 hurricane, sustained winds of 90 miles per hour. looks like it is going to continue to track further to the north. could factor into southern california weather for the weekend. we're looking at offshore winds after midnight. that is going to be that down flow of wind. that means we're going to be in for some great weather, even some beach weather. today still maybe 60s and 70s out toward the coastline. hottest spots well inland.
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beautiful weather into san francisco, 77 in oakland, 85 in santa rosa. next couple of days we are going to see some 90s returning to some of the veaflts beautiful out toward the beaches, up into the 70s. by friday maybe that fog begins to move back in along the coastline and temperatures cool toward the weekend. >> all right, i guess we can be friends. thanks, lawrence. thank you, lawrence. check fraud is big business. >> cbs 5's julie watts says bank machines can scan 2500 collection a minute so don't count on your bank to catch those forged checks. >> there's 128 pounds there. 1966. >> reporter: kerry nathanson is a bit old fashioned. when it comes to finances he prefers a handwritten check registry. >> i was not aware that there were 24 checks that had been taken out of my check registry,
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to the tune of $9,650. >> reporter: he was shocked to learn a trusted former employee had been cashing those checks since last year. >> i'm very hurt. one, i'm the godfather to his children. >> reporter: and two, he thought his bank was protecting him. >> i said, didn't you check my signature? and he said, we haven't done that in over 10 years. that took me back because i thought someone was watching out for me. >> unfortunately they're not. when it comes to check fraud, you're usually on your own. buried in the fine print you're likely to find some version of "we do not individual examine most checks. as a result, banks are unlikely to catch even the most common fraud. so it's a responsibility of the consumer to keep track of their balance and review all deposited checks. in a statement, bank of america says the law provides that the consumer is responsible for
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fraudulent transactions, meaning you're also for any money loss. b of a has agreed to reimburse terry. terry may never know the full extent of his loss because he doesn't have the heart to calculate it. >> the money is gone and it would just hurt my feelings that for the last couple of years he's been doing this to me. >> reporter: your best bet is usually to close the account and open a new one. canceled check fees can add up and they don't stay canceled forever. >> if you have a consumer problem call us at 888-5-helps- you. storks higher for a second day after several big-name u.s. companies reported strong results. right now the dow is a very healthy 107 and some change. dog owners, listen up, one
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brand of dog is being reyou will. it's real chicken and oven baked biscuits. amazon is garying up for its busiest time of the year by hiring lots of seasonal employees. they will be hiring 50,000 temporary workers across the country. amazon also expects that thousands of those workers will stay op full. other companies hiring include macy's, wal-mart, and toys "r" us. it's deer mating season. wildlife officials are warning bad things can happen during the hunt for romance. this is video right here near santa cruz where a deer gotten tangled in soccer netting. officials say the trauma of getting stuck can be enough to kill the deer. >> it can have a heart attack immediately, or it can be fight
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sog hard and so long against the netting or against us that it -- over time, it could even die. >> officials are asking residents to take things down with netting and webbing. the sea lion that was rescued last week is improving. named blond bomber by the marine mammal center the sea lion was wries sawed after beg entangled in plastic packaging. well, do you remember that huge eyeball that washed up in florida last week? >> turns out it may have belonged to a sword fish. experts say they made that determination based on the size, color, and structure. creepy, though. they think a fisherman may have
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cut the eye out and tossed it. they're conducting a dna test to confirm the findings. for all of you conspiracy theorists, the loch ness monster i don't think exists. all the single ladies will be watching the super bowl half time show when their favorite lady takes the stage. this will mark beyonce's first half-time performance since super bowl xxxviii. super bowl 47 airs on february 3rd right here on cbs 5. if you're looking for a wine weekend getaway, how local. >> if you have a consumer problem call our hotline. volunteers are there right now. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,
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it's getting colder at night so the tomatoes are starting to go away. it is the beginning of august. it is fall. a lot of backyard tomatoes are starting to dis. a there are still some great ones but you have to store them right. make sure they're red. very important. all the way around. free from any greening. a little bit of yellow is okay but not green. something like this? that welcome back too green. that's not going to ripen up, i'm telling you.
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when you bring them home, like all tomatoes, you have to store the tomatoes on the counter. never store them in the refrigerator. tomatoes like this are great for slicing but not great for the tomato sauce because the sugar really isn't there. but the backyard tomatoes, in a few weeks, bye-bye, they're going to be gone. i'm tony tantillo, your fresh grocer. >> thank you, tony. travel day for the giants as they head to st. louis for games three, four, and five. while they locked up the series last night most of the focus today is on this disputed play that took marco scutaro out of the game. >> i just got back from the ballpark. earlier today one by one the giants arrived well rested, ready for game three tomorrow.
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>> looking forward to getting to st. louis, getting a play in and getting prepared for kyle lohse. >> hopefully we'll get this thing over with. >> one person we didn't see there, second baseman marco scutaro. as the team was packing up, scutaro was getting an mri this after he was pummeled during an attempted double fly. one thing for sure is that in the 1st inning the giants and the crowd got fired up, and the giants say it's all about moving forward, hoping to win in st. louis and bring the game back to san francisco. speaking of which this morning the giants opened up potential world series tickets to season holders. you can get your shot on-line
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at 2:00. >> $500 for standing room tickets? >> exactly right, on stubhub sow. might want to get in on this lottery process now unless you have $500 extra bucks in your pocket. >> we thank you. 12:25. the lady actress in tonight's cw premier may look familiar. i had a chance to talk to meryl streep's daughter. she told us a little bit about what to expect from her new show "emily owens, m.d." >> it's from the point of view of a young woman who has worked very hard to get where shows. she's very capable in terms of her work ethic, but her social life -- >> we've called her socially clumsy. >> tell us the about how your relationship will develop. >> these two went to med school together. as far as will is concerned they're best friends and she's
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someone he can lean on and trust. >> npr says emily owens m.d. is one of the best shows of the year. >> we shot this pilot months ago so we've been sitting on this waiting for people to see it. i can't wait. i'm excited. >> she looks a little bit like mom. >> she looks just like her. >> emily owens, m.d., premiers tonight on cw 44, cable channel 12. it is no secret we live in wine country. now there's a list to prove it. >> today trip advisor announced the winners of is travelers choice award. the awards recognized the top wine hot spots based on pop you layer teen. in at number one is sonoma county. second best spot, next doirn napa valley. number six on the list, paso robles, 200 miles south of san francisco. >> is it me or does that sound like a no-brainer? if you don't like the wine, go for the food. the food is fantastic. >> it is going to be a nice
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weekend, right? i'm already thinking weekend, and it's tuesday. >> these next couple days will be the best of the week. that offshore wind is going to start blowing tonight. we are going to see temperatures soaring in the 90s inland. 70s right out toward the beaches. cooler temperatures expected. not bad weekend. >> me shell, it's tuesday. >> i know. i keep thinking it's friday. >> i don't have a problem with that. >> that's going do it. have a great afternoon. thirty-eight mean? funding. restores what we've lost... music and science labs. and your school. can get a world-class education. and sacramento can't touch it. me?
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CBS 5 Eyewitness News at Noon
CBS October 16, 2012 12:00pm-12:30pm PDT

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